My Amazing Journey of Autism

When I was in kindergarten I was diagnosed with autism. My development began normally until eighteen months when I began to regress, losing the ability to communicate words I had...

Mental Health Summit Strives to End Stigmas and Offer Hope

When my brother died by suicide five years ago, we were speechless. Despite the ways he struggled personally, we never considered suicide as a possibility for him. In an...

A Memoir Star Who Continues to Soar

Carla Epp of Apple Valley shared her inspiring life story on September 11 at The Community Church at Jess Ranch’s monthly “Round-Up." Her story is also featured in Footprints...

Why We Don’t Make Up Work in Our Homeschool

By Shelley Sangrey It's that time of year again—when we homeschooling families tend to finish up what we've been working on and either take a break or begin preparing for...

“Fire Inspection” Bill Threatens Private Homeschooling in California

By: Jamie Daggett In January of this year, a horrific case of child abuse and neglect made waves across the country giving rise to the Fire Inspection bill that could...

See You at the Pole: Over 3 Million Students Expected to Meet for Prayer

See You at the Pole (SYATP) is an annual meeting for public prayer held on the fourth Wednesday in September in which Christian students from elementary school to college level...

10 Lies about Homeschooling You Need to Ignore

As someone who has been around the homeschooling community both in real life and online for the past eight years, I’ve come across some real whoppers about homeschooling. While those...

Another School Shooting—Ignoring the Obvious

That brings me to a burden we all have shared since the news broke that seventeen innocent people, mostly children, had their lives ripped away earlier this week in a Parkland, Florida school.

Memoir Stars: High School Students Interview Senior Citizens

Too often we don’t learn about our brothers and sisters in Christ until their funeral or memorial service. What better time to hear them speak about their life and...

Intro to Homeschooling Virtual Workshop Assists Californians

An “Introduction to Homeschooling” virtual workshop was conducted by Cassie Beardsley and Debby Kurti via Zoom with twenty-seven in attendance. Cassie Beardsley was a “settler” – those who homeschooled their...